[Rd] 0.45<0.45 = TRUE (PR#10744)

Berwin A Turlach berwin at maths.uwa.edu.au
Tue Feb 12 16:13:36 CET 2008

On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 15:47:56 +0100
Gabor Csardi <csardi at rmki.kfki.hu> wrote:

> OMG, not again please!
> FAQ 7.31.

Yeah, there seems to be a cluster of that type of questions at the

Perhaps it is time to introduce a global option "HaveReadFAQ7.31" whose
default is "FALSE" but can be changed via the normal mechanism to

Any comparison of numeric values/vectors should print a warning message
"You are comparing numbers calculated using finite precision
arithmetic, have you read FAQ 7.31."  while the value of this option is

Perhaps that will help. :)



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